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. >>> tonight california pollution credits go up for bid a tempts to fight global warming or a tax that will wipe out jobs? >> it's a race against the clock in a mud ravaged neighborhood of daily city. they're shoring up the hillside. >> we're live in san francisco where they're having problems getting power back on. following a fire that has been out for hours. >> in lake ta show, some of the slopes are open. i'll show you what it's like coming up. >> if california controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. business that's can't meet the state new cap on pollution can now trade with those that can. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> the goal to reduce global warming but the program could translate to big money for cash-strapped california. abc 7 news has the story to sacramento. >> in an ebay like auction, california took kids bidz for pollution credits for oil refineries. under the legislation, credits from this program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of green house gases. it could net
tomorrow. good night. >>> the price of california gasoline, did the oil industry drive it up by creating an artificial shortage? >> team coverage on harbaugh health. the 49ers2g tonight there is evidence oil company maze have manipulated the price. >> there is evidence california refineries were producing gasoline at times they claim they had were not this, graph chart in san francisco, oakland and san jose, the big spike that you can see here the end is where they rose to record highs. abc 7 news is live in san francisco with the story for us. heather? >> there are some agreed upon facts about why gas prices can be so much more expensive here, one thing is competition,>rok y fuel -- few refineries here in california. we're a fuel island no,
on interstate 10, about 80 miles east of houston. i-10 runs from florida to california. both sides were shut down for hours. tens of thousands hoping to get to their thanksgiving meal were stranded. >> the cause of the accident was a heavy fog bank rolled into this area which caused no one being able to see and one accident triggered another, triggered another in a chain reaction. >> reporter: fog-related collisions are among the deadliest. earlier this year, 20 died on a florida highway, enveloped in a choking mix of fog and smoke from a brush fire. today in texas, this 5-year-old boy suffered minor injuries when a semi slammed into his mother's suv. its other precious cargo, the thanksgiving turkey. little damian ortiz used it to make sandwiches for the other injured. a roadside meal for those truly thankful, just to be alive. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> just incredible pictures tonight. ryan owens, thank you. >>> and that dense fog causing such terror in texas has been a problem in other parts of the country. in the midwest, a similar challenge and this really struck us. in chicago,
: getting the lights on means bringing in more than 40,000 workers from 49 out of 50 states. in california, the air force began air lifting more than 60 utility vehicles to new york today, aboard huge cargo planes. and tonight, these workers from alabama pitching in near hard hit atlantic city. >> they understand the value that comes from being able to serve others. >> reporter: at its peak, more than 8 million customers had no electricity. it's half that number now. and a million more get their power back each day. better than after hurricane irene. on long island, we found this crew working 16-hour days, their own homes without electricity, repairing a downed line for powerless residents. >> i saw the truck down the street. i said, i hope they're coming my way. >> reporter: the crew was. and moments later, lights came on for the first time since monday. [ cheers ] >> hey! >> we just got our lights back. thank you, lord. >> reporter: these workers here you see behind me, they are replacing a telephone pole, utility poles that were blown over by the storm. it is slow work. takes about two
was her suitor, named george romney, who kept coming out to california to pursue her. and so she gave up a lucrative contract to follow him back home. at a detroit prep school, their youngest son mitt was a jokester, a member of the pep club. at liberal berkeley university, he made headlines for protesting against the people who were sitting in against the vietnam war. but romney deferred military service to fulfill his mormon duty and served as a missionary in france. and while he was away, it was his father who guided the love of his son's life, ann davies, in her conversion into the church. >> she's done the most important task in our family, by far, which is that she took primary responsibility for raising five extraordinary sons. >> reporter: their devotion to their faith so strong, in 1981, romney told a fellow bain executive, he was planning to give nearly half of his salary to the church. in an earlier interview, i was curious about the fact he doesn't drink caffeine. >> the church says no coffee or tea, it doesn't literally say caffeine. >> reporter: it doesn't? >> yeah. i try a
than $250,000 a year. the governor says if it fails, california schools will be in big trouble. prop 30 opposers say it will drive business out of california. >> election officials divided into two locations pushing some vote dwrorz a precinct down the street. san francisco's big ush yu is proposition f which wants the cities to transition away from hetch hetchy as a primary water source. in richmond supporters say measure n will help fight childhood obesity. you still have four hours to vote in the bay area when polls close tonight at 8:00. abc 7 news will be live with the first returns and you can get realtime results at abc 7 news.com also, live updates at facebook.com/abc 7 news and through twitter. our next update is in less than 30 minutes.
, just across the border from california and nevada, where powerball tickets aren't sold. he arrived at 9:00 this morning. >> quarter to ten. been in line for 30 minutes. probably have another good 45, 50 minutes. one hour. >> reporter: more than an hour later, les finally buys a ticket. >> definitely going to win. i've already spent the money, so i better win. >> reporter: i'm in the vault where they lock the machines. there's someone listening in on the phone, there's a briefcase, holding powerballs like these. and in just a short while, security will come in and move two of these lottery machines into the studio. at powerball's tallahassee studio, security is tight. there are seven surveillance cameras and two in the locked vault where the lottery machines are squirreled away. they're determined to avoid any suggestion of a fix, like the 1980 scandal in pennsylvania, where workers substituted weighted balls to rig the game. >> because the integrity of the game is what is utmost important to us. the door to get in here is double locked, sealed and alarmed. >> reporter: employees who tou
of the hospital, taken away in an ambulance. driving the ambulance was a worker that came from california to help out during the storm. when they said they were headed to mt. sinai hospital, he said, how do you get there? and while navigating the streets, part of a tree came crashing down on the ambulance. they got there, and 40 minutes later, baby micah was born. so, how is micah? >> oh, he's beautiful. he's awesome. >> reporter: there are so many families like them, touched by the kindness, the bravery of others. >> there's no words i have to thank them for what they did for us. >> reporter: this mom and dad and their baby, just six hours old, were also carried out of that darkened hospital. >> pretty amazing. saw them just dripping with sweat and carrying women that couldn't walk down the stairs. >> reporter: you were the welcoming committee. >> that's right. >> reporter: this was the team waiting at lenox hill hospital, taking in patients. >> there's no practice for this, never. >> reporter: no practice, but perseverance and pride in what they were doing in those dark hours. happy ending, rig
this cross stood over mojave desert in southern california missing two years now. the subject of a battle. we found it today on the peninsula. good evening. >> we sent a camera to the scene after getting a tip and found that missing cross on skyline boulevard in san mateo county. david louie is there and joins us live to pick up the story. david? >> what a story it is. this cross is famous and it's been the subject of a lawsuit over 10 years that went to the u.s. supreme court over the separation of church and state. nobody knows how long
. a former silicon valley executive reveals what he's doing to avoid arrest on a murder charge. >> california's atestimonies to slow the pace of global warming. >> here is what happens when a pipe burst this morning. >> i was like what is going on? >> and sheer what it looked like when that woman went out to get into the car, just a mess, good evening, i'm dan ashry. >> it hit this morning and take a look at the pictures from sky 7 hd as soon as the sun came up. you can see how deeply cars are buried in a wall of mud up to the wheel wells in cases. a neighborhood inundate bid muck. here is where it happened. abc 7 news is live in daily city tonight. leanne is in the
washington. >> in sacramento, an eye opening report found duies in california don't necessarily involve cho. you may be surprised to hear what impairs drivers more. >> there could be a hitch in the plan to get the refinery back on line. the bureaucracy appears to be slowing down process. good evening, everyone. >> chevron went to the bay area air quality mab4qgá district today to do -- to update the board on the project but the air district was interested in who has authority to oversee that job. abc 7 news reporter is here with the story tonight. heather? >> richmond is the permitting agency. the air quality district is responsible for emissions. but the air district is feeling uneasy with the process, concerned that richmond won't bring the same level of expertise to the table as national chem cal safety board. that board has no poweró÷@÷cj% approve or block what chevron does, only only to make recommendations. the air district board chair interrupted repair
critical. four men from southern california are under arrest charged with plotting to join al qaeda and kill americans. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre justice covers homeland security for us. good evening, pierre. >> reporter: good evening, george. as we head toward the holiday season, u.s. law enforcement will be on the hunt for any terror plots aimed at destroying our joy. and today the fbi provided a wake-up call that there may be radicals among us. anwar al awlaki was the world's most wanted man, public enemy number one, encouraging radicals to attack america in his online preaching. the u.s. killed him in a drone strike in 2011, but today we learn awlaki is still helping to recruit terrorists from the grave. overnight the fbi announced charges against four californian men accused of plotting to go to afghanistan to bomb and kill u.s. soldiers. they were disciples of awlaki. >> there was an extensive amount of their admiration for him and, quite frankly, idolizing anwar awlaki. >> reporter: the alleged ringleader, sohiel kabir was a former member of the u.s. air force
videos that offer a real warning tonight. watch this one from fremont, california. a homeowner caught a delivery man dropping off a box, and then minutes later, this woman strolls right up and steals it, making off with a new pair of black boots, even grabbing a bag of canned food that had been set out for a charity. >>> and here's another home owner video. in ft. worth, texas, the u.p.s. man places a package near a bush, but a woman is watching and makes off with a $1,500 computer inside. so delivery companies are urging every shopper to ask for signed proof of delivery or send packages to an address where you know someone is going to be there. >>> and now the looming threat to every american family budget, look at this. the countdown on, 36 days until the nation goes over that fiscal cliff. a tax hike for everyone on new year's day unless lawmakers end their long gridlock, and today we did see a sign the paralysis may be ending. a republican mutiny against a man who had convinced them to take a pledge. abc's jonathan karl on the big picture from washington tonight. >> reporter: it's
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